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Tune in Thursday night: Dunleavy, Begich set for live debate on TV, radio

  • Author: Annie Zak
  • Updated: October 25, 2018
  • Published October 25, 2018

The two leading candidates in the Alaska governor's race will face off in a debate Thursday evening that will be broadcast live around the state.

Democrat Mark Begich and Republican Mike Dunleavy are set to attend the "Debate for the State," hosted by Anchorage-based television station KTUU-TV and Alaska Public Media. It is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

In Anchorage, you can watch the hour-long debate on KTUU Channel 2, KAKM Channel 7 or livestream it on the TV station's website.

Alaska Public Media TV stations around the state will also broadcast the debate, and it's set to air on more than 20 public radio stations.

There will be two moderators, and journalists from KTUU and Alaska Public Media will ask the candidates follow-up questions, according to KTUU's site.

Another "Debate for the State" with U.S. Rep. Don Young, a Republican, and independent challenger Alyse Galvin is set for Friday at 7 p.m.

Early voting in the general election started this week. Election Day is Nov. 6.